Sports writer Dave Zirin tells the story of how the Phoenix Suns basketball team took a stand against their state’s anti-immigrant bill SB1070. He says athletes, too, can be revolutionaries.
We take a look at the police killing of Oscar Grant in Oakland, and the debate over who gets to decide when an officer has done something wrong.
Venezuela is undergoing a modern day revolution. Workers, small farmers and the poor consistently vote for socialist President Hugo Chavez. Economically better-off citizens denounce the president as a communist who is destroying the country, but even some on the left criticize Chavez.
We hear from activists and experts who say the U.S. can learn a lot from social movements in Latin America.